#BookReview of The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

Alex hates the world and everything in it… except animals. She likes animals. Alex’s sister was murdered and the killer was never caught. Alex is angry about that. It invades nearly every aspect of her life. Except her work at… Read more

#BookReview of The Black Coats by Colleen Oakes

Thea hasn’t been the same since her cousin and best friend, Natalie, was found murdered. She spends her days alone and angry, no longer doing any of the things she once loved so much. When she receives a mysterious invitation… Read more

Review of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Fifteen-year-old Kambili is painfully shy and incredibly sheltered by her overbearing father Eugene. Kambili and her brother Jaja go through their daily lives exactly the way their father dictates that they should – complete with written daily schedules. Behind the… Read more

Book Review of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Since I’m a little late to the Little Fires party, I wondered what I could possibly say about this book that hasn’t already been said. Yet, I still felt compelled to give my opinion anyway. For those who are unfamiliar… Read more

Review of Beginning Anna’s Legacy: Book One by Sheryl Fawcett

College senior Hayley Marshall has recently lost her beloved great aunt to cancer. When she’s mysteriously summoned to the office of a NYC lawyer, she’s stunned to learn she’s been included in her aunt’s will. The terms are non-negotiable and… Read more

Review of A Different Truth by Annette Oppenlander

Andy Olson’s parents have sent him away to Palmer Military Academy. During the turbulent late 1960s, going to a military school definitely has its drawbacks. Protests and negative public opinion about the Vietnam War are at an all-time high. Andy… Read more

Review of Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

We first meet Charlotte “Charlie” Davis as an uncommunicative and angry seventeen-year-old during a stay at a mental health facility after she has a self-destructive breakdown. When her medical insurance runs out, Charlie is discharged into the care of her… Read more

Review of Monsterland by Michael Phillip Cash

Wyatt Baldwin is the new kid in town, which makes him part of the “unpopular” group at school. He secretly worships perfect and beautiful Jade, but knows she belongs to Nolan, the school jock. Wyatt is a good and caring… Read more

Review of Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall

Norah is seventeen and lives her entire life inside her house. She’s homeschooled by her mother and she hasn’t seen her friends in four years. Norah doesn’t leave the house because she suffers from OCD, agoraphobia and severe anxiety. When… Read more

Review of The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner

Kyle Donohue is a sixteen-year-old high school student who, on the morning of September 11, 2001, is racing across the Brooklyn Bridge to get home when he spots what he thinks is a large bird. When he realizes the bird… Read more